THE MOUSE THAT ROARED is the outlandish, sidesplitting tale of the fortunes of the Duchy of Grand Fenwick, a mythical land on the verge of bankruptcy because its one export, a fine wine, has been copied and undercut by a US company. Grand Fenwick's prime minister, Count Rupert Mountjoy (Peter Sellers), and female
monarch, the Grand Duchess Glorianna XII (Sellers again) cook up a scheme to solve the problem: they will declare war on the States, lose immediately, then get back in the black with all the aid that the US usually bestows upon its beaten foes. They send out an "army" of 20, clad in armor and carrying bows and arrows, led by
Tully Bascombe (Sellers once mo...